Foxconn head says he's stepping back from daily operations

Foxconn on Friday reiterated its plans to build an LCD display manufacturing plant in Wisconsin starting this summer, two days after the state’s governor said he wanted to revisit the deal. “Foxconn remains committed to our contract,” the company said. The news, first reported by Reuters, comes after Wisconsin governor Tony Evers cast doubt on the deal that includes giving Foxconn $4 billion in tax breaks. “Foxconn’s commitment to job creation in Wisconsin remains long term and will span over the length of the WEDC (Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation) contract and beyond,” the company said in a statement. “The present contract deals with a situation that no longer exists” On Wednesday, Governor Evers raised doubts about Foxconn... Continue reading…

Foxconn head says he's stepping back from daily operations

The head of Foxconn Technology Group says he is planning to step away from day-to-day operations at the world's largest electronics provider but will continue to guide the company's "major direction."

Tue 16 Apr 19 from Phys.org

Foxconn buys building across street from Wisconsin Capitol

Foxconn Technology Group announced Friday it was buying a six-story office building across the street from Wisconsin's state Capitol to house an off-campus research center it will run as part ...

Fri 12 Apr 19 from Phys.org

Foxconn's Wisconsin Facility is a Ghost Town Where Workers Are Just 'Moving Dirt Around'

The people of Wisconsin are at their wit’s end, trying to figure out what to do about a Foxconn facility that has so far failed to create thousands of jobs. And the Democratic governor, Tony ...

Fri 19 Apr 19 from Gizmodo

Foxconn's 'footprint' in Wisconsin will be much smaller, says governor - CNET

The company says it's still committed to job creation in the Badger state.

Fri 19 Apr 19 from CNET

Foxconn insists it’ll start building Wisconsin LCD plant this summer

Foxconn on Friday reiterated its plans to build an LCD display manufacturing plant in Wisconsin starting this summer, two days after the state’s governor said he wanted to revisit ...

Fri 19 Apr 19 from The Verge

Foxconn says it remains committed to Wisconsin investment project

Taiwan's Foxconn said on Friday it remains committed to its contract to build a display plant and tech research facilities in Wisconsin, days after the U.S. state's governor said he wanted to ...

Fri 19 Apr 19 from Reuters Technology

Wisconsin's governor really hates the Foxconn deal. He wants to renegotiate

Tony Evers, the Democratic governor of Wisconsin, says he doesn't think Foxconn will ever add 13,000 jobs in his state.

Thu 18 Apr 19 from CNN

Wisconsin governor says he wants to renegotiate Foxconn contract

Wisconsin's governor said on Wednesday he wants to renegotiate the state's contract with Foxconn Technology Group Ltd because the Taiwanese company is not expected to reach its job creation ...

Wed 17 Apr 19 from Reuters Technology

Wisconsin governor says wants to renegotiate Foxconn contract, Wed 17 Apr 19 from Reuters Technology

Terry Gou will resign as Foxconn’s chairman to run for president of Taiwan

Foxconn chairman Terry Gou officially announced on Wednesday that he will run for president of Taiwan. Gou will step down from leading the company (also known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. ...

Wed 17 Apr 19 from TechCrunch

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